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Muharram 2017 Advisory

Muharram Advisory Dear Fellow Shia Muslims, As a human rights NGO dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of Shia Muslims globally, we are writing to bring to your attention the veneration and importance of practicing safety in your community in the month of Muharram. Since Muharram is the time Shia …

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Bi-Annual Anti-Shiism Report

Shia Rights Watch_AntiShiism

Intro The first half of 2017 has been a turbulent time for Shia Muslims all over the world. Anti-Shiism, or the active targeting of Shia Muslim to limit their visibility and expression, was prevalent in across the globe. Shia Muslims, including their sub groups, make up approximately 50% of the …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in May, 2017

May 2017 Monthly Analysis There were more than 128 deaths and over 50 injuries in the month of May. This month has also witnessed the first incident of direct violence against Shia in the nation of Madagascar. Anti-Shiism remains an urgent issue that needs to be addressed by the international …

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Member of the Shia Community Kidnapped in Madagascar

Yanish Ismail, a member of the Shia community in Madagascar was reportedly kidnapped by 14 armed assailants. Sources say Ismail was taken from the Shia cemetery amidst a funeral on the 14th of May, 2017. Yanish is the son of Daniel Ismail, a prominent Shia businessman centered in Madagascar. The …

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Anti-Shiism in the First quarter of 2017

The First quarter of 2017, have witnessed over 296 tragic deaths, more than 875 wounded most of which were in Iraq. Anti-Shiism also continued in the form of detainment in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. Anti-Shia efforts furthered in revocation of citizenships of Bahraini pro-democracy advocates and …

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ربودن تاجران شیعی در ماداگاسکار مشکوک و مایه ی نگرانی است

سازمان جهانی دیدبان حقوق شیعیان در پی جنایات فرقه گرایانه بر ضد بازرگانان شیعی در کشور ماداگاسکار بیانیه ای صادر کرد که در آن آمده است: این سازمان، اخیراً دریافته است که پدیده ی ربودن بازرگانان مسلمان شیعه مذهبِ کشور ماداگاسکار به طور چشمگیر و بی سابقه در جمهوری ماداگاسکار …

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Shia News Wire # 82

August 26th to September 2nd/2016 Iraq Baghadad and Madaen continue to have the highest Shia fatality rate as 37 Shia were killed due to IED and 5 bodies found. The deadliest suicide bombing of the week killed 23 in Ain al- Tamur, a town 40 kilometers west of the city of Karbala on August …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016

Shia Rights Watch_August 2016

Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016 This monthly report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between August 1st and 31st, 2016. This month there were 334 deaths, and 67 wounded in the Shia community. Also 47 to 50 cases of arrest were reported. …

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